This innovative program is designed to expand the number and diversity of mental health counselors, social workers and therapists in Washington state who serve individuals with severe mental health or substance use challenges. The initiative provides grants, up to $51,500, to students in advanced social work and counseling programs at 13 participating universities across the state in return for their service in approved community-based behavioral health or tribal agencies.
Start our Advanced Standing program in August 2023
Graduate June 2024
Applications will open soon!
*requires BSW or BASW from CSWE accredited program
Learn about practicum details and requirements for both MSW program options.
Learn about sub-specialization opportunities for both MSW program options.
Chair, Department of Social Work
Director, Master of Social Work
Field Director, Department of Social Work
Program Coordinator, Master of Social Work
Administrative Assistant, Department of Social Work
Potential and newly accepted students will often reach out to the social work program to talk with a student about their experience. Oftentimes the questions will be very similar, which is how I have come up with this list. I hope it is helpful in determining if this is the right program for you or solidifying your decision to accept your admission.
May 4, 2022
The practicum experience is a huge part of social work education. Personally, I feel like I have learned more while at my practicum than I could ever learn in a classroom. There are parts of the practicum experience that seem to be less talked about and may go unnoticed by some. So, let’s talk about them so that you know what to expect!
Feb 28, 2022
The School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA) has scheduled some exciting upcoming events in September and October 2022!
Sep 2, 2022
The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) on August 5 published data in a 2022 ASWB Exam Pass Rate Analysis. This disclosure stems from years of advocacy by NASW and other social work organizations, schools of social work, and individual advocates to push ASWB to post data that it has been unwilling to release for decades.
Aug 25, 2022